Kershaw's Brigade Historical

Kershaw's Brigade Historical (HM1UDL)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 55.117', W 85° 15.342'

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McLaws’ Division

—Longstreet's Corps —

Kershaw's Brigade.
McLaws' Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Joseph Brevard Kershaw.
September 20, 1863,
1st Position.

2d South Carolina, - Lieutenant Colonel Franklin Gaillard.
3d South Carolina, - Colonel James D. Nance.
7th South Carolina, - Lieutenant Colonel Elbert Bland.
8th South Carolina, - Colonel John W. Henagan.
15th South Carolina, - Colonel Joseph F. Gist.
3d South Carolina Battalion, - Captain Joshua M. Townsend.

This Brigade on the right with Humphrey's on its left formed the third division line of Longstreet's central column of attack. It moved forward at 11:15 in support of Hood's Division in its attack on the Union line in position west of the Poe House crossed the LaFayette Road near that house and pushed forward to the Dyer Field where it wheeled to the right and passed to the front of Hood's line.
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at 5:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659336 N 3865406
Decimal Degrees34.91861667, -85.25570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.117', W 85° 15.342'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 7.02" N, 85° 15' 20.52" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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